Monthly Archives: March 2013

Report on the diaconal ordination of Deacon Jurgen Liias

Via Anglican Use News (where you’ll find more):   Fr. Jonathan Gaspar, Co-Director of Worship and Spiritual Life, Archdiocese of Boston, in Center, serving as MC, with Bishop Deeley as he recites the ordination prayer. from an email from the … Continue reading

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Should women be made Cardinals?

I had a most interesting conversation last week with an academic and a priest about the role of women in the Catholic Church.  The priest is a friend who is generally conservative on a whole range of issues from liturgy … Continue reading

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EWTN interview with Cardinal Bergoglio on the Year of Faith

All kinds of goodies at The Good Shepherd blog:  

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News and pictures from Oshawa

More pictures at the Oshawa, Ontario Sodality of the Good Shepherd blog: There was a very good turn out at the Sodality of the Good Shepherd for the Palm Sunday Mass and this bodes well for the future. Here are … Continue reading

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Cardinal Bergoglio news conference at Eucharistic Congress

A friend of mine sent me this link to a report from ECDQ TV, the Quebec Archdiocese’s television network developed in the run-up to the 2008 Eucharistic Congress, on the news conference with Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio and Cardinal Marc Ouellet. … Continue reading

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Soon it will be our first anniversary as Catholics

April 15 is fast-approaching, as is Divine Mercy Sunday the day in the liturgical year our Parish of the Annunciation members were received into the Catholic Church. What a wonderful year it has been, filled with blessings.

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This warms my heart!

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Pope Francis writes to his fellow Jesuits

From VIS News:   POPE FRANCIS ASKS JESUITS TO, WITH COMPLETELY COMMITTED LIFE, BE LEAVEN TO WORLD Vatican City, 23 March 2013 (VIS) – Three days after beginning his pontificate, Pope Francis sent a letter to the Superior General of … Continue reading

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A look at some of Pope Francis’ prior views

A Spanish-speaking friend of mine gave me permission to post the following: “With the election of our new Holy Father, there has been a lot of new stories on how Pope Francis will ‘renew’  the Church and reverse many of her teachings. These … Continue reading

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Another kind of poverty—Pope Francis

From his Mar. 22 address to the diplomatic corps: But there is another form of poverty!It is the spiritual poverty of our time, which afflicts the so-called richer countries particularly seriously. It is what my much-loved predecessor, Benedict XVI, called … Continue reading

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